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MacTech’s Now Over 65,000 Mac Open Source Projects

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Now Over 65,000 Mac Open Source Projects
– Mac open source index has grown substantially
– MacForge continues to present open source that runs on the Mac

April 10, 2009 — WESTLAKE VILLAGE, CA — MacTech(r) Magazine announced
today that its MacForge(tm) Mac open source project index now has over
65,000 projects. In 2005, was created for not only the
experienced open source user, but to introduce the Mac technical community
to the wonderful array of projects available.

With the huge availability of open source out there, it can be difficult to
find projects most relevant to the Mac. MacForge indexes open source
projects that either have already been built for/tested on the Mac, or are
likely to run on the Mac, without major porting work.

“MacForge was originally created out of necessity, but quickly became
popular among thousands of users looking for open source solutions on the
Mac,” said Neil Ticktin, Publisher/Editor-in-Chief, MacTech Magazine. “And,
we continue to work hard to keep the community aware of Mac open source

The site also features the ability to filter projects further, search,
browse categories, and sort in a variety of different ways.

Originally created by MacVerse for MacTech, the site continues to evolve —
so users are encouraged to communicate with the magazine on what it would
like to see in the future. is a good place to let
the magazine know what you think.

About MacTech…

Established in 1984, MacTech Magazine is the only monthly magazine focused
on Macintosh at the technical level. Each month, MacTech and is
read by 150,000 technical Macintosh users in over 175 countries … from
network administrators to programmers, from solution providers to
Enterprise, and in general anyone that’s interested in the Macintosh beyond
the user level.

If you’re interested in getting under the hood of your Mac, if you want to
know how to make things happen inside the box, you should be reading
MacTech Magazine. Contact the magazine. Toll free: 877-MACTECH,
International: 805-494-9797,,

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